burp gun


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burp gun

n.
A lightweight portable submachine gun.

burp gun

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) slang US an automatic pistol or submachine gun

burp′ gun`


n.
Slang. a submachine gun.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burp gun - a fully automatic pistolburp gun - a fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun
submachine gun - machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm
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burp gun

n (inf)MG nt (inf)
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I was awakened by the staccato of a burp gun ripping a few inches from my arm to the top of the tree.
Well, it's really hard to beat a replica of a World War II-era Soviet burp gun for an entertaining day at the range.
The burp gun - firing 900 rounds a minute - missed, blowing up dirt all around him.
But then Johnny McGowan came around a corner of the house waving a battery-powered burp gun, shouting "Banzai
Halfway down the hill," Johannes said, "a gook with a burp gun appeared in the trench about 20 feet in front of me.
That Christmas the husband-and-wife team had a hit: the burp gun.
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Known also as either the Carl Gustav or M45(B), this 9X19mm Parabellum burp gun was developed in 1944 by the Carl Gustav Gevarsfaktori (subsequently referred to as Forsvarets Fabroksverk or FFV-The National Defense Industries) in Eskiltuna Sweden.
When he was being beaten by the butt of a burp gun, the weapon went off, killing the guard commander.